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    last week i was checking out a rock for crustacean fossils when i found something unexpected. its around half an inch long and looks a lot like a small straight shelled cephalopod with an hourglass shaped structure at the tip. details like suture lines and camera/septa are hard to make out but i think i found something along the lines of Bactrites.

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    Looks kinda forked on the bottom... Look at it through a lens and see if there are any zooids?
     
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    none that i can see
     
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    i did some sanding to reveal some of the internal structure. i think see some faint lines that look slightly like camera, but thats just me. it also appears that the branching is rather superficial.

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